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Direct conversion of thermal energy to electrical energy is facilitated by the

A. Fuel cells

B. Photo voltaic cell

C. Magneto hydrodynamic generator

D. None of these

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C. Magneto hydrodynamic generator


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Strain hardening effect in a metal subjected to cold working is due to the __________ mechanism.

A. Fracture

B. Dislocation

C. Slip

D. Twinning

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Insulation of liquid surface can be achieved by __________ on top of its surface.

A. Floating hollow polypropylene spheres

B. Spraying alumina powder

C. Putting cement

D. None of these

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Catalyst used in the 'catalytic converter' employed in automobile exhaust line for complete combustion/oxidation of carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbons is

A. Alumina

B. Platinum

C. Vanadium pentoxide

D. Iron oxide

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__________ remains constant during the adiabatic cooling of moist air.

A. Wet bulb temperature

B. Dry bulb temperature

C. Relative humidity

D. Specific humidity

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For infinite parallel planes having emissivities ε1 & ε2, the interchange factor for radiation from surface 1 to surface 2 is given by

A.

B.

C.

D.

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Out of the following, the most malleable material is

A. Copper

B. Aluminium

C. Wrought iron

D. Lead

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Load cells used for the measurement of weight has

A. Compact & rugged construction with an accuracy of 0.1 to 1%

B. No moving parts and incurs negligible deflection under load

C. Provision of thermal compensation and is hermetically sealed

D. All 'a', 'b' & 'c'

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For a first order chemical reaction, the concentration of the reactant decreases __________ with time.

A. Linearly

B. Exponentially

C. Logarithmically

D. Inversely

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__________ circuit is most commonly used to measure strain with the help of a strain gauge.

A. Ballast

B. Voltage balancing potentiometric

C. Simple current sensitive

D. None of these

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Which of the following is preferred for riveting?

A. Lap joint

B. Butt joint

C. Either (A) or (B)

D. Neither (A) nor (B)

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Metalloids

A. Are good conductor of heat & electricity

B. Act as electron donors with metals & as electron acceptor with non-metals

C. Are not necessarily solids at room temperature

D. Are compounds that exhibit both metallic & non-metallic properties to some extent and are exemplified by elements like germanium, silicon & boron

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In a totally irreversible isothermal expansion process for an ideal gas, ΔE = 0, ΔH = 0. Then ΔQ and ΔS will be

A. ΔQ = 0, ΔS=0

B. ΔQ = 0, ΔS = +ve

C. ΔQ = 0, ΔS = -ve

D. ΔQ = +ve, ΔS= +ve

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Boiler tube size is specified by its thickness and __________ diameter.

A. Outside

B. Inside

C. Mean

D. None of these

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Specific __________ is a dimensionless quantity.

A. Heat

B. Humidity

C. Weight

D. None of these

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Midrex process of sponge iron production uses reformed natural gas as the reducing agent, which uses iron ore in the form of

A. Lumps

B. Pellets

C. Briquettes

D. Sinter

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Gage pressure within a spherical droplet of a fluid is 'p'. What will be gage pressure within a bubble of the same size & of the same fluid?

A. p

B. 2 p

C. 0.5 p

D. 0.25 p

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Alloy powder manufactured by the following process have spherical shapes.

A. Electrochemical deposition

B. Gaseous reduction

C. Atomisation

D. Mechanical attrition

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Silicon percentage in silicon steel used for electrical equipments is about

A. 1

B. 4.0

C. 8

D. 14

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The starting of a car takes time in winter, because the

A. Octane number of fuel is decreased

B. Fuel supply for ignition is not sufficient

C. Vaporisation of the fuel is decreased

D. Pour point of fuel decreases

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__________ test determines the yield strength, Young's modulus of elasticity, percentage reduction in area & percentage elongation of a material.

A. Tensile

B. Fatigue

C. Impact

D. None of these

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Thermit welding uses the following energy source.

A. Electrical energy

B. Chemical energy

C. Energy of high velocity electrons

D. Heat generated by friction

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A metal having a Poisson's ratio = 0.3 is elastically deformed under uniaxial tension. If the longitudinal strain = 0.8, then the magnitude of thickness strain is

A. -0.8

B. 0.8

C. +0.08

D. -0.24

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Regeneration of molecular sieve requires it to be heated to a temperature of about __________ °C.

A. 80-120

B. 200-300

C. 600-800

D. 1000-1100

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Depreciation of machines fails under the indirect expenses head. As per income tax regulations, it is calculated by the __________ method.

A. Diminishing balance

B. Sinking fund

C. Multiple straight line

D. Sum of the years digit

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With increasing carbon percent in steel beyond 0.8%, its ultimate tensile strength (UTS) and __________ is not affected.

A. Impact strength

B. Percent elongation

C. Hardness

D. Both 'b' & 'c'

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Which of the following material handling equipments is not suitable for moving materials in varying paths?

A. Hand trolley

B. Belt conveyor

C. Crane

D. Truck

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Exposure to __________ accelerates the degradation of plastics.

A. Ultraviolet radiation

B. High atmospheric temperature

C. High ambient temperature

D. Damp atmosphere

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Babbitt lining is used on brass/bronze bearings to increase the

A. Antifriction properties

B. Compressive strength

C. Bearing resistance

D. Wear resistance

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Direct conversion of thermal energy to electrical energy is facilitated by the

A. Fuel cells

B. Photo voltaic cell

C. Magneto hydrodynamic generator

D. None of these

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For preparation of porous bearings by powder metallurgy, preferred particle shape is

A. Spherical

B. Nodular

C. Irregular

D. No preferred shape